ODIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of odious
Definition:
a. hateful; arousing strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure
Example:
Cinderella's ugly stepsisters had the odious habit of popping their zits in public.
Sentence in Classic:
He generally began that day with wishing he had had no intervening holiday, it made the going into captivity and fetters again so much more odious.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
I was so repelled by his odious behaviour, particularly by this concluding instance, that I turned away without any ceremony; and left him doubled up in the middle of the garden, like a scarecrow in want of support.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
And at these times his existence would seem to him odious and repellent; at these times there would uprise before him the memory of his school days, and the figure of Alexander Petrovitch, as vivid as in life.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
And the vices of our age are the more odious in that they are practised by those who sit on the judgment seat, govern the State, and demand public reverence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She had no tolerance for scenes which were not of her own making, and it was odious to her that her husband should make a show of himself before the servants.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
He looks upon study as an odious fetter; his time is spent in the open air, climbing the hills or rowing on the lake.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
When the frog was got in, it hopped at once half the length of the boat, and then over my head, backward and forward, daubing my face and clothes with its odious slime.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
For I have already told the reader how much I was pestered by these odious animals, upon my first arrival; and I afterwards failed very narrowly, three or four times, of falling into their clutches, when I happened to stray at any distance without my hanger.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The swords, as we have just remarked, returned the insult; the sword of Fontenoy was laughable and nothing but a scrap of rusty iron; the sword of Marengo was odious and was only a sabre.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
His presence was beginning to be odious to her; and if Maria gained him not, she was now cool enough to dispense with any other revenge.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
His attentive deference to her father, contrasted with his former language, was odious; and when she thought of his cruel conduct towards Mrs Smith, she could hardly bear the sight of his present smiles and mildness, or the sound of his artificial good sentiments.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context